WILLIS CREEK RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

WILLIS CREEK RAWS-CUSTER CO
38.00N 105.05W ELEV. 9400 FT
1036 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DATE             TUE 09/23/14            WED 09/24/14            THU 09/25/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      67          46          67          48          69
TEMP                   65 67 60 51 48 47 47 61 65 67 60 53 50 50 49 62 66 69 60
DEWPT                  43 40 42 41 43 41 41 41 44 39 45 42 41 40 42 43 45 45 44
MIN/MAX RH                   37          83          37          76          42
RH                     45 37 51 68 83 79 79 48 46 36 58 66 71 68 77 50 47 42 55
WIND DIR                N NE NE SE  W  W  W NW  E  E  E NE  W SW  W SW SE  E SE
WIND SPD                4  8  6  1  3  4  9  6  6  9  9  2  4  3  8  2  8  9  9
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     10           5           5           5           5
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  2  3  3  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
15K WIND DIR            W  W  W NW NW NW NW  N NW  W NW  N  N NE NE  N  N NW  N
15K WIND SPD           17 17 16 11 12 11  9  5  4  9 11  9 12 12  6  5  6  8  9
MIX HGT                 9 11  9  3  2  1  1  6  8  9  7  4  3  2  2  7  8  9  7
T WIND DIR              W  W NW NW NW NW  W  N  N  N  N SE  S SW SW NE NE NE NE
T WIND SPD             19 16 13  4  4  3  3  4  4  5  5  9  5  4  4  2  4  8  4
SMOKE DISP             EX EX VG PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR GD PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  P  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               FRI 09/26/14  SAT 09/27/14  SUN 09/28/14  MON 09/29/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            46    67      45    64      42    61      39    60
TEMP          50   47 59 54 46   46 58 54 45   42 57 52 42   40 52 51
DEWPT         44   43 45 46 45   44 48 48 45   42 47 44 41   39 42 42
PWIND DIR          SW    SE      NW     S      SW    SW       W    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            5    10      10    20      20    50      30    30
RAIN SHWRS               IS IS         IS IS   IS SC SC SC   IS IS SC
TSTMS                                  IS IS   IS IS IS IS   IS IS IS

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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